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Wet Compression Technology For Combustion Turbines Application On 7EA

by

Donald Shepherd
V.P. Mechanical/Electrical Engineering
Caldwell Energy Company Caldwell Energy Company
Louisville, KY

Wet Compression

• What is the goal of all Turbine Inlet Cooling Technologies?

• Increase output and Efficiency

• How do the technologies do this?

– Reduce the inlet temperature

– Increase the mass flow into the machine

– Decreases the compressor discharge temperature

Wet Compression Technology (WCT) Genesis

• Water Wash Systems

– Used for years to 'secretly' increase

Combustion Turbine Output

• Early 90's Realizations

• Several Patents Issued

– Others Pending

– Prudent to License Prudent to License

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